June 13, 2018

BREAKING: Hierro to replace sacked Lopetegui as Spain manager

The former Bolton Wanderers defender steps in from his role as sporting director of the national team to manage his country at the World Cup. Fernando Hierro will manage Spain at the 2018 World Cup after Julen Lopetegui was sensationally sacked on Wednesday. The former Bolton Wanderers defender was previously the sporting director of the national team, and will now step into the breach following Lopetegui shocking sacking on Wednesday. Lopetegui was appointed New Real Madrid manager on Tuesday with an announcement from the club claiming that he’d take up the new role at Madrid immediately after the conclusion of the 2018 World Cup with Spain slated to play Portugal in [Read]

PHOTOS: Enugu traditional ruler dies after he was beaten up by his subjects

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the traditional ruler of Ogbosinne Autonomous Community, in Nkanu West Local Government Area, Igwe Stephen Nwatu, has died after he was reportedly beaten up by his subjects yesterday June 11th. According to reports, the monarch was beaten up after he attempted to stop some of his kinsmen from attending a meeting with the state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. The monarch allegedly ordered his driver to overrun his subjects who were adamant on going for the meeting. The driver refused to obey the monarch’s order and as the driver made an attempt to reverse the monarch’s car, he mistakenly knocked down an elderly man and crushed his [Read]

BOXING: American boxer Deontay Wilder agrees terms to fight Anthony Joshua in the UK

  American boxer, Deontay Wilder has agreed terms to fight Anthony Joshua in Britain later this year, in a bout that would crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion since 2000. Joshua (21-0) is the holder of the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles while Wilder (40-0) is the WBC world champion. Wilder’s co-manager Shelly Finkel told ESPN they had agreed to the latest terms offered by Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn. “We have agreed to the terms that Eddie has put out to us for a fight in the U.K. Deontay has accepted his terms to fight in the U.K.,” Finkel said. Wilder, in a message posted on his Twitter account, [Read]